(Vevay, Ind.) - Tragedy struck on Swiss Wine Festival weekend in Switzerland County.
One man is dead and a second hurt in connection with an uncommon traffic incident. Vevay Police say at about 1:00 a.m. Sunday, officers came upon two men lying in the middle of Washington Street. Both of them had head injuries.
The two were taken to Kings Daughters Hospital in Madison. Keith Oeffinger, 36, was pronounced dead on arrival. The other man, Joseph Getz, was treated and released.
Vevay Police say Oeffinger and Getz had attempted to ride on the trunk of a small black car, possibly a Honda Civic. When they did that, the car accelerated and they were thrown onto the roadway.
The black car in the incident has not been located. The driver of the car or anybody with information is asked to call the Vevay Police Department at (812) 427-3636.